Examples from the Web for wildfire
Besides, victory fever had spread like wildfire throughout the Allied armies.
Anti-Korean books, magazines, and comic books are selling like wildfire.For Top Pols In Japan Crime Doesn’t Pay, But Hate Crime Does|Jake Adelstein, Angela Erika Kubo|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was late October, six weeks after the initial outbreak, and the virus was rumored to be spreading like wildfire.
The dish “took off like wildfire,” says Leong, despite there being virtually no Chinese people in the area.‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken|Marlow Stern|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Statutes will prevent this from spreading across the majority if it catches on like wildfire for the student athletes.
In the meanwhile, news of the wreck had spread like wildfire through Margate.Storm Warriors|John Gilmore
Already the news was spreading like wildfire among the boys and girls all over the city.Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts|Roy Rutherford Bailey
Slone kept to the east trail, in which Wildfire's tracks and those of the lion showed clearly.
When the news of the burning went over the country like wildfire, at every country town anvils boomed forth the announcement.The Red Record|Ida B. Wells-Barnett
If we could get them committed to the scheme, and a man like Mr. Putney—he'd make a capital Mercutio—it would go like wildfire.Annie Kilburn|William Dean Howells
British Dictionary definitions for wildfire
- a raging and uncontrollable fire
- anything that is disseminated quickly (esp in the phrase spread like wildfire)
Idioms and Phrases with wildfire
see spread like wildfire.